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Business & Account Lead


Ever feel like you have ESP? You always seem to know what the client wants and what creative needs to make award-worthy work. 

If so, we could use your eerily good skills (ability to mind-read optional).


SOCIALDEVIANT is looking for a full-time Business & Account Lead to join our ambitious team of DEVIANTs in our West Loop Chicago office. At SOCIALDEVIANT, we’re obsessed with helping our clients grow their brands faster with bigger impact, by creating magnetic brands (aka passionate brands that attract the right audiences).  

We are looking for a full-time DEVIANT to help us build this audacious company and work with an ever-growing roster of fascinating brands. We offer incredible benefits, a fantastic work location and space, forward-thinking work philosophies, and a chance to make a huge difference.

See yourself as a SOCIALDEVIANT? Keep scrolling.

Role Description

  • Lead and manage the work of a client team or teams with regard to overall business and brand strategy. 

  • Act as the main contact with the client(s) and strives to ensure all final deliverables are on brand, on strategy, on time, on budget and exceed client expectations. 

  • This role also contributes to thought leadership, especially with regard to client and industry knowledge and developments. 

  • Drive the brand strategy and business performance for multiple clients

  • Build strong insights and creative briefs to inform creative direction

  • Develop and own key project timelines that will ensure we’re pushing our brands forward

  • Develop strong strategy recommendations and presentations

  • Manage internal teams and resources to deliver on needs across clients

  • Develop scopes of work and actively build/ nurture client relationships, driving incremental projects and scopes


  • 8-10 years of experience driving business in advertising or marketing fields

  • Ability to think and do: Push big brand strategy and write the decks and insights that bring it all to life

  • Navigate senior client relationships (SVP and C-level)

  • Strong collaboration skills, working with and across a variety of disciplines

  • P&L management, ensuring projects and work are delivered profitably

  • Proven understanding of progressive content concepts and domains across all media platforms

  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to own the room with multiple clients and partners

  • An eagerness to learn and grow 

  • Above all, kindness, composure, and a relentless curiosity



Here's how to apply.

This position is based in Chicago. Interested? Please email work@socialdeviant.com with your resume/CV and link to your portfolio. Thank you for your interest and for helping us spread the word!